CandleConcerned Eritreans in Vancouver, Canada are planning to remember those brothers and sisters who died in the Mediterranean sea by holding a candle night on April 30, 2011 at 4 PM.  Place, at hum park New Westminster. All Eritreans in Vancouver and surrounding area are invited to join the event.

The Town of Senafe and the surrounding villages are completely devastated by the tragedy of the Mediterranean Sea after overcrowded boats were mysteriously sunk as a result of which 400 Eritreans are believed to have drowned. Sources from the capital of Eritrea, Asmara, indicated that so far, close to 90 families have received the worst news, setting the whole community of the region in mourning. Similarly, Adi Keyih and its vicinity has become another region which has lost many dear sons and daughters.

The Town of Senafe and the surrounding villages are completely devastated by the tragedy of the Mediterranean Sea after overcrowded boats were mysteriously sunk as a result of which 400 Eritreans are believed to have drowned. Sources from the capital of Eritrea, Asmara, indicated that so far, close to 90 families have received the worst news, setting the whole community of the region in mourning. Similarly, Adi Keyih and its vicinity has become another region which has lost many dear sons and daughters.

I have received anonymous email today, which stated that a boat carrying Eritrean refugees crossing Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Malta is facing a problem. The massage is dated Nov 10 2009 and stated “nebsi Adhin” the boat caught on fire and a lot of people are crying for help.

I have received anonymous email today, which stated that a boat carrying Eritrean refugees crossing Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Malta is facing a problem. The massage is dated Nov 10 2009 and stated “nebsi Adhin” the boat caught on fire and a lot of people are crying for help.

Dear Sir/Madam, We are writing to your respected Council to highlight and demand a proper investigation in the tragic death of 73 Eritrean asylum seekers who recently lost their lives in the Mediterrennean while trying to reach the shores of Southern Europe (Italy) in search of protection, freedom and a dignified life.

Dear Sir/Madam, We are writing to your respected Council to highlight and demand a proper investigation in the tragic death of 73 Eritrean asylum seekers who recently lost their lives in the Mediterrennean while trying to reach the shores of Southern Europe (Italy) in search of protection, freedom and a dignified life.

By Marianne Arens
27 August 2009

A further 73 African refugees have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea as they attempted to sail from Libya to Italy. According to the UN refugee aid organization, 525 boat refugees died at sea in 2008 and several hundred have already drowned this year.

By Marianne Arens
27 August 2009

A further 73 African refugees have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea as they attempted to sail from Libya to Italy. According to the UN refugee aid organization, 525 boat refugees died at sea in 2008 and several hundred have already drowned this year.